VIA, S3 Seek ITC Probe Of Apple Imports

Law360, New York (September 23, 2011, 6:46 PM EDT) -- VIA Technologies Inc. and S3 Graphics Co Ltd. each asked the U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate claims that Apple Inc. imports products that infringe their patents.

Each company filed a complaint with the ITC accusing Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple of violating Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 by bringing products to the U.S. that infringe their patents, and both companies have also recently launched suits against Apple over the same intellectual property in Delaware federal court.

VIA's ITC complaint contends that Apple's...
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